City of New Melle, MO
St. Charles County
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[Ord. No. 356 §§1 — 5, 11-18-2013; Ord. No. 356-1 §§1 — 5, 1-13-2014]
A. 
All purchases under three hundred dollars ($300.00) require only appropriate departmental approval. Department heads are required to make sure that these purchases comply with budget.
B. 
All purchases over three hundred dollars ($300.00) and up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) require President of the Board and City Mayor, or their respective designee's, approval.
C. 
All purchases over two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) require Board approval.
D. 
Unless otherwise provided, all purchases involving the expenditure of three hundred dollars ($300.00) up to two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) shall be made after securing at least two (2) verbal quotes. The verbal quotes that are received should be attached to the appropriate purchase requisition (or an explanation illustrating why no quotes were obtained) along with an explanation of why a particular vendor was chosen.
E. 
All purchases involving the expenditure of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) and up shall be made after attempting to secure at least three (3) written quotes. The written quotes received should be attached to the appropriate purchase requisition along with an explanation of why a particular vendor was chosen. If for any reason three (3) written quotes cannot be obtained, a written explanation illustrating the reason should be attached to the purchase requisition.